Digital Marketing Assistant- Dorking in Dorking, Surrey, UK

Employer: Surrey County Council

Location: Dorking, Surrey, UK


Salary: £21,797 per annum

Job Details

£21,797 per annum for 36 hours per week (part time/flexible working would be considered for the right candidate). This is a one year fixed term post based at High Ashurst Outdoor Education Centre, Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey. RH5 6DQ

Flexible working supported where possible, mobile phone and laptop, 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a digital savvy marketeer to make a real impact within our exciting outdoor learning organisation, Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development (SOLD). 

We work primarily with schools but also youth and special needs groups as well as young adults to develop personal skills in the outdoors through exciting and challenging outdoor activities. 

We have three outdoor learning centres, an outreach team and canal boat within Surrey to deliver these outdoor learning programmes and activities. We also have a growing holiday and weekend activity provision for children aged 5-16 years. 

Working as part of a small team, we are looking for a self-motivated digital marketeer who has a thorough grasp of digital marketing and creating captivating content and campaigns across the marketing mix as well as confident in creating new content and updating our website using CMS. Excellent communication skills, an eye for detail and resourcefulness are key to this position.

This role will be involved in marketing communications, with emphasis on digital and web development to drive a marked increase in business, meeting income targets, whilst promoting SOLD's mission, vision and core values. This role will support SOLD's marketing team taking responsibility for specific projects and activities that further raise awareness of the SOLD brands and drive income growth.

As the successful applicant you will have:

  • Experience of using web CMS, Adobe or similar graphic packages
  • Proven marketing experience B2B and B2C
  • Technical experience in digital marketing practices such as SEO, conversion optimisation/ROI, PPC, and SM content creation.
  • A track record of successfully managing projects
  • A customer focussed attitude
  • Solid experience of using analytical tools such as Google Analytics, Site Improve
  • Confident copy writing skills.
  • Creative and innovative with the ability to multi-task, follow instructions and use own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • An ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • A good team-working skills as well as have the ability to be self- motivated/work on their own.

A satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance is  required for this role as is the need to work flexibly to meet demand and business needs.

See SOLD's website for more information on what we do. We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 15th July 2018.

Interviews will take place on week commencing 23rd July 2018.

Values and Behaviours

Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy. For more information about our values and behaviours please follow this link.

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